Drug Court Program to Receive Thousands

Angelina County has been awarded more than $100-thousand to help in the drug court program.

Governor Rick Perry awarded more than $4.4 million in grants to 37-drug treatment courts, including Angelina County. Governor Perry says the grants are to help people who are at risk for continued substance abuse or other crimes.

The Angelina County SAFPF, which stands for Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility, will also receive $100-thousand.